It probably seems like a broken record to residents of central Florida who live near the Gulf coast. Another heavy rain event is on its way that could produce localized flooding. This time, however, the heavy rain may also fall along sections of the Atlantic coast. The soggy setup is a bit different this week, thanks to a stronger onshore flow from the east and a stalled front. In addition to an area of low pressure that is expected to form in the eastern Gulf, a weak area of low pressure will also form along the Atlantic coast. Tropical moisture that is already in place will aid in the development of heavy rain bands that will likely develop near both coasts from both systems, generally moving in a southeast to northwest direction.  Rainfall amounts through Friday will range from as high as 4 inches near both coasts, from roughly the I-4 corridor to south Florida, to generally one to three inches across inland areas of the peninsula.  Rainfall totals will be significantly lower in the panhandle where the wind from the low pressure over the eastern Gulf will be mainly offshore.

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